Artist Brian O’Neill is inspired by the beauty of the region — the serenity of the landscape, the rich architecture.
He’s also impressed with the rich arts and cultural elements in his adopted home, one that is greatly influencing the direction of his works.
A native of Long Island, O’Neill relocated to Rochester a decade ago when his partner, James Hansen, joined the dance faculty of The College at Brockport.
O’Neill, 44, has settled into a fine arts career over the last few years, with national gallery representation such as Rehs Contemporary in Manhattan and a museum showing in Shreveport, La. He has been a professional artist since 1998, working on his art while earning money to